Reference numberNLB/60/268
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p151
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to 'Anderson'
Date8 January 1921
DescriptionInforms [Mr.] Anderson that [William Hyde] Wollaston was President of the Society, however, his term was very short. Explains that this was because [Joseph] Banks put him there against his wish, however, that he consented to act as President until the normal date of election [November 30th] was reached and Humphry Davy could be officially elected.
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